Tag Archives: Commercial Construction & Renovation

Slate of projects adding to wealth of the McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

The first class of 19 students entered what is now known as McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) in 1970. Located in the heart of the Texas Medical Center, the school was …

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Former racquetball club becomes COVID-friendly Phoenix co-workspace

We are creatures of habit. We still need a place to gather and build culture. So, while the world continues to fall in love with the new “work from culture,” there are still places that invite the sense of community …

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Artistic façade highlights adaptive reuse project in Arkansas

When The Momentary opened in February in Bentonville, Arkansas, directors of the contemporary art space chose to showcase a vertical dance troupe that performed on the building’s 80-foot tall projectable glass rainscreen facade. The underlying messages—both in terms of artistic …

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Our conversation with Jenn Sussman, Director of National Accounts, Powerhouse

Energy. Boundless, uncanny and spirited energy. If you were to try put a label on what Jenn Sussman brings to the commercial construction table, you’ll want to start there. As the Director of National Accounts for Powerhouse, she is part …

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Environmentally friendly golf clubhouse scores at US Army’s Carlisle Barracks

They came. They saw. They golfed. They relaxed. That’s kind of the post-golf vibe happening with military and civilian golfers at the US Army’s Carlisle Barracks Golf Course in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. Part of the experience now includes the $5.6 …

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How THC’s spa-like persona is helping transform Illinois’ cannabis market

The large LED screens lining the walls of The Herbal Care Center’s (THC) dispensary’s showroom in downtown Chicago signal the options customers have to choose from in the city’s cannabis shop. When Illinois became the 11th state to legalize and …

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How Canadian Tire is leading the retail pack

In 1922, brothers John William (J.W.) and Alfred Jackson (A.J.) Billes purchased the Hamilton Tire and Garage Ltd. in Toronto’s Riverdale neighborhood for $1,800. With Canada’s automotive market booming, the Billes Brothers were looking to get in on the action, …

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How Cypress Social is creating a ‘must-visit’ restaurant—Arkansas style

If the vibe, flow, and stylistic touches and finishes of the reclaimed cypress wood along the walls that give Cypress Social its name don’t grab your attention, the food will. The sister restaurant to the JTJ Restaurant Group’s Petit & …

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Technology drives innovation in the construction industry

Construction technology is undoubtedly one of the most exciting pockets of innovation in today’s economy. Funding in US-based construction technology startups surged by 324 percent to nearly $3.1 billion in 2018, compared with $731 million in 2017, according to Crunchbase …

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7 questions to squeeze your competitors’ research

Launching a business is always a challenging and time-consuming process, particularly if you are trying to make a breakthrough in a highly competitive niche. Studies reveal that 90% of new companies fail, most of which fall apart within a year. …

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